from “Light” by C. K. Williams Always in the dream I seemed conscious of myself having the dream even as I dreamed it. Even now, the dream moving towards light, the field of light flowing gently towards me, I watch myself dreaming, I watch myself dreaming and watching, I watch both watchers together. It almost seemsContinue reading “I Watch Myself Dreaming”
This is the last of my four sets of street photos from Vilnius, taken in June 2012. (Here are parts one, two, and three.) Firefighters were marching down Gedimino Prospektas, one of the city’s main avenues, from the parliament to the cathedral, to protest severe budget cuts. These weren’t firefighters from the capital, but fromContinue reading “Streets of Vilnius (IV): Firefighters Protest”
Part three of four of my street shots from Vilnius, one of my favorite European cities. You might also like parts one and two.
Something different. I was looking through my photos and noticed a few shots I liked of cars taken in different places. It’s not a subject I often shoot or am especially interested in. But my young son is currently crazy about cars. We read about them, talk about them, and play with them (the Matchbox-sizedContinue reading “Cars”
Part two of my Vilnius street photo series taken in June 2012. (Part one is here.) The accompanying poem is by Janina Degutyte, a wonderful 20th-century Lithuanian poet. BREAD AND SALT Through a high gate Adorned with words and wreaths, Through a high gate I enter Like a guest A valley Vaulted by forests, Clouds, The flight of wild swans… AndContinue reading “Streets of Vilnius (II)”
This is the first part of a series of photos from a recent trip to Vilnius, one of my favorite cities in Europe. With each visit, I see new layers of uncompleted change, which, to me, is best represented by its spirited youth against the backdrop of its medieval old town. It reminds me ofContinue reading “Streets of Vilnius (I)”